Everyone in our community has a safe, affordable and healthy home.
To grow sustainably our capacity, capability, influence and impact in community housing.
To provide quality, affordable, healthy homes and services for people in need.
Since 2000, the Nelson region has consistently ranked as being one of the least affordable housing areas in New Zealand. Increases in rents and home prices here have far surpassed increases in wages and benefits for a long time.
The Trust was established in 2004 as a community response to declining housing affordability in Nelson and Tasman. We work alongside the New Zealand Government, local Councils, and many other community agencies to improve access to good quality, affordable housing for people on low incomes.
NTHT currently owns and manages 45 rental properties in Nelson and Tasman. In addition, NTHT provides housing advice, monitors housing need and administers the Warmer Healthier Homes insulation scheme.
We appreciate our productive relationships with: